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Fitness & Wellness

If you are looking for a great way to stay in shape in a social setting, join one of our fun, innovative, and invigorating classes to start getting the results you want! All classes are held in the Leonhard Recreation Center. To enroll in classes, you must register by the listed deadline. The recommended age for classes is 15+. A younger child may participate in a class if they are accompanied by a participating parent/guardian.

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The Champaign Park District offers many programs for self improvement. Below are just a few. Please see our latest Program Guide for our current offerings.

Indoor Walking

Leonhard Recreation Center
Monday-Friday: 6:00a – 10:00p
Saturday: 7:00a – 10:00p
Sunday: 9:00a – 9:00p

Douglass Community Center
Monday-Friday: 8:00 – 9:00a

Body Jam- NEW!

Ages 15+
Enjoy this cardio workout where you are free to enjoy the sensation of dance. An addictive combination of the latest dance moves and hottest new sounds puts the emphasis as much on having fun as breaking a sweat. No previous dance experience necessary, so grab a friend and enjoy this fun cardio dance program.

Tu/Th; 9:30-10:15 am
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR): $56-64 | $84-96 per session
Questions: sean.hurst@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

Boot Camp

This intermediate/advanced circuit training style class incorporates cardio, bodyweight exercises, strength conditioning, and athletic drills to ensure the muscle and performance change you are looking for. In Boot Camp class we start as a team and finish as a team! This class will get your heart rate up quickly to maximize benefits.

M/W; 6:15-7:00a
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $59-63 | $88.50-94.50 per session
Questions: shannon.meissner@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

 

CIZE Live™

CIZE Live™ is a revolutionary new dance workout designed for people of all levels. Participants will bust out full dance routines to the hottest music tracks. Get sweaty, gain confidence, and get an amazing workout. The moves are easy to follow – but the workout WILL challenge you, change you, and get you in the best shape of your life.

M/W; 5:30-6:15 pm
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $31|$52.50 per session
Questions: shannon.meissner@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

Finding Fight Self-Defense Workshop For Women

Ages 18+
In this workshop we will cover the basics of women’s self-defense and self-protection. Participants will begin to learn how to recognize violence before it happens and deal with violence if it does happen. There will be both discussion and active hands-on practice of realistic skills that will actually work in real life situations.

Saturday, November 10
9:00 – 11:30 am
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $36|$54
Questions: jimmy.gleason@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3986

Finding Fight Self-Defense Class For Women

Ages 18+
Finding Fight is an 8-week long realistic self-defense and self-protection class for all women. Participants will learn how to recognize violence before it happens and deal with violence if it does happen. The skills developed in this class are realistic, doable, and will actually work in real life situations, even under real life stresses. This will be an active and empowering experience!

Mondays
5:30-6:30 pm
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $136|$186
Questions: jimmy.gleason@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3986

Forever Fit

Beginners and active seniors: enjoy fun music, easy-to-follow moves, and a friendly atmosphere in a class that improves flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, muscular strength, and
endurance. We combine light cardio exercises (to strengthen heart and lungs) with strength training to make this a workout you’ll look forward to.

M/W; 8:30-9:15 am
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $52-59|$78-88.50 per session
Questions: shannon.meissner@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

Hatha Yoga

Improve and enhance your body’s strength, flexibility, and balance as we focus on the whole body. This gentle class will also help relieve stress and tension as we learn yoga postures, meditation, and breathing exercises.

Tuesdays or Thursdays; 5:30-6:15 pm
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $28-31|$42-46.50 per session
Questions: shannon.meissner@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

Line Dance Fitness

Our popular Line Dance classes focus on easy-to-learn moves set to classic country hits and today’s country favorites, as well as other musical styles! Impress your friends and family at weddings and parties, or show off at the club! If you’re ready to kick up your heels for a boot scootin’ good time, this class will have your feet stompin’ and heart poundin’ in no time.

Mondays; 6:45-7:30 pm
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $24 | $36 per session
Questions: shannon.meissner@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

Strength Training

Tone and sculpt your whole body. Instructor Sabrina Carter will help participants learn the building blocks you need to help you transform your body. This class is designed for all fitness levels.

M/W/F; 9:30-10:15 am
Leonhard Recreation Center
Fee (R|NR): $59-66 | $88.50-99 per session
Questions: shannon.meissner@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

Zumba- NEW!

Ages 15+
Workout to a combination of Latin and International music with dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, experience based on the principle that a workout should be “fun and easy to do”. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba is a great workout for both the body and the mind.

Tu/Th; 8:30-9:15 am
Springer Cultural Center
Fee (R|NR): $56-64 | $84-96 per session
Questions: sean.hurst@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3988

 

More Classes Available Each Season

The above is just a selection of the many group fitness classes we offer. Visit the Program Guide each season to see new offerings keeping with the latest trends to keep you fit!

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